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Best-case scenarios for every NFC South team in 2024

For the last few years in the NFC South, it’s been the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and then everyone else.

The Bucs have won the division in each of the past three seasons, and currently hold the longest active playoff streak among NFC teams with four straight trips to the postseason.

Heading into the 2024 season, the Bucs are primed for another division title after bringing back all of their key free agents. That would obviously be the best-case scenario for Tampa Bay, as they look to make another deep playoff run.

But what about the rest of the NFC South? What would the best version of the 2024 season look like for those teams?

Here’s Rich Eisen’s take on the best-case scenario for every team in the division:

QB Baker Mayfield

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QB Kyle Trask

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QB John Wolford

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RB Rachaad White

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RB Bucky Irving

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RB Chase Edmonds

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RB Sean Tucker

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WR Mike Evans

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WR Chris Godwin

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WR Trey Palmer

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WR Jalen McMillan

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WR Deven Thompkins

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WR Rakim Jarrett

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TE Cade Otton

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TE Payne Durham

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TE Ko Kieft

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TE Devin Culp

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OT Tristan Wirfs

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G Sua Opeta

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OL Graham Barton

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G Cody Mauch

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OT Luke Goedeke

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OL Robert Hainsey

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OL Ben Bredeson

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OT Brandon Walton

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OT Justin Skule

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G Elijah Klein

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OLB Yaya Diaby

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OLB Joe Tryon-Shoyinka

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OLB Chris Braswell

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OLB Randy Gregory

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OLB Anthony Nelson

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DL Vita Vea

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DL Calijah Kancey

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DL Logan Hall

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DL Will Gholston

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DL Greg Gaines

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LB Lavonte David

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LB SirVocea Dennis

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LB K.J. Britt

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LB J.J. Russell

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CB Jamel Dean

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CB Zyon McCollum

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CB Christian Izien

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CB Bryce Hall

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CB Tavierre Thomas

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S Antoine Winfield Jr.

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S Jordan Whitehead

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DB Tykee Smith

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DB Josh Hayes

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K Chase McLaughlin

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P Jake Camarda

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LS Zach Triner

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Story originally appeared on Buccaneers Wire